The 45th Annual International Trumpet Guild Conference

The Hyatt Regency • Columbus, Ohio • 5.26.20 – 5.30.20

Nancy Taylor

Nancy Taylor is in her 10th year of teaching trumpet at the University of Texas at El Paso where she also serves as the coordinator of Wind and Percussion Studies. After graduate school at Indiana University, she won a position with The President’s Own United States Marine Band and became the first woman to play in the cornet/trumpet section. Following eight years, two presidential inaugurations, three national tours and three recordings with the Marine Band she began a career in higher education. While being an active performer and educator, Taylor developed an interest in musician’s injuries and went back to school to earn her second Master’s Degree, this one in Occupational Therapy. In addition to teaching at UTEP and being a board-certified Occupational Therapist, Taylor is chair of the International Trumpet Guild solo competition, chair of the International Women’s Brass Conference solo competition, publications editor for the International Trumpet Guild Journal, principal trumpet with the El Paso Winds, and principal trumpet of the El Paso Symphony Orchestra. She is the author of Teaching Healthy Musicianship: The Music Educator’s Guide To Injury Prevention And Wellness (Oxford Press, 2016).

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